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  1. Mathematical Words: Origins and Sources - John Aldrich
    "Notes that describe in general terms the origins of the modern vocabulary of mathematics and the sources of information" on which Jeff Miller based his Earliest Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics. See, in particular, "When and whence for some English ...more>>

  2. A Mathematician's Musings - Ethan Weker
    Blog by a Menlo Park (CA) teacher of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Posts, which date back to September, 2014, have included "When We Make Math Look Too Easy"; "Math as a Historically Collaborative Effort"; "When Plans Go Awry"; "Brainstorming ...more>>

  3. Mathematics and Multimedia - Guillermo Bautista
    Blog about mathematics, teaching, learning, and technology. Begun in October, 2009, it has included posts such as "GeoGebra Tutorial 4 - Graphs and Sliders"; "Screencasting Tutorial: Making a Math Video Lesson Using Camstudio"; "Derivative in Real Life ...more>>

  4. Mathematics and The Human Condition - Victor M. Selby
    An enrichment supplement for high school math teachers that integrates math/science with cultural evolution. This book describes and includes student produced essays connecting the algebra 1, geometry, and algebra 2 curriculums with the history of ...more>>

  5. Mathematics as an Ill-Structured Discipline (Learning and Mathematics) - Lauren Resnick; Math Forum
    In this paper, published in the 1988 book The teaching and assessing of mathematical problem solving, Lauren Resnick of the University of Pittsburgh proposes using everyday language in the classroom, so that students can gain a more conceptual, coherent, ...more>>

  6. Mathematics by Somos - Michael Somos
    A mathematician at Cleveland State University and the originator of Somos Polynomials and the Somos Sequence. Brief discussions of these objects, as well as rational triangles and Pythagorean triples, may be found on this site along with links to resources ...more>>

  7. Mathematics Curriculum Notes - Alan Selby
    A model for mathematics instruction from primary school to college. The first part describes Pattern Based Reason, its origins, benefits and limitations in many subjects. In mathematics education there are two barriers to comprehension to be lowered or ...more>>

  8. Mathematics for Parents Newsletters - Rich Lehrer, Lee Shumow, Jeff Horvath; Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER)
    The Mathematics for Parents Newsletter program aims at informing parents about how their children think about mathematics. Seventeen newsletters describe the program, the way children think in general about mathematics, and homework and activity suggestions ...more>>

  9. matheminutes - Owen Elton
    Blog of "important aspects of mathematics in bitesize chunks" by a maths teacher in Surrey, England. Posts, which date back to August, 2011, have included "Competitive Colouring"; "The Geometry of Sushi"; "Mathematicians on Money"; "Non-trivial Trivial ...more>>

  10. Mathie x Pensive - Gregory Taylor
    Musings on mathematics, teaching, and more by an Ottawa (Canada) high school math teacher who majored in computer science and graduated from the mathematics program at the University of Waterloo before receiving his B. Ed from Queen's University. Posts, ...more>>

  11. Math in HTML (and CSS) - Jukka “Yucca” Korpela
    Site discusses different ways of embedding mathematical expressions in web pages. ...more>>

  12. Math in Unexpected Spaces - Malke Rosenfeld
    Blog borne of a presentation that "harnessed the math of making and making comparisons to explore congruence, symmetry, transformations, categorical variables, group theory, and spatially complex physical/temporal patterns." Posts by the author of Math ...more>>

  13. The Math Life - Conquest, Drake, Rockmore
    A 52-minute movie that shows the general public that the inside of the head of a mathematician is not such a scary place. There are interviews with Freeman Dyson, David Mumford, Ingrid Daubechies, Persi Diaconis, Michael Freedman, Fan Chung Graham, Kate ...more>>

  14. Math Mama Writes... - Sue VanHattum
    The blog of a community college math teacher and "mama of a young son" interested in all levels of math learning -- but VanHattum "may throw in posts on parenting, kids' books, living simply, peace & justice, ..." Blog entries date back to March, ...more>>

  15. MathMastery - MathMastery.com
    Play CyberChallenge Shockwave addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division games. Test Your Skills with placement exams (online or printable) on adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions, and decimals. My Math Class offers Shockwave ...more>>

  16. MathMem - Jim Guinness, Wachusett Regional High School, Massachusetts
    A list of mnemonics and similar memory aids that math teachers have found useful for helping students remember math conventions, algorithms, definitions, techniques, and formulas. "Most high school math teachers are familiar with using PEMDAS, FOIL, and ...more>>

  17. MathML and Math on the Web - Wolfram Research
    An October 20-21, 2000 conference to present current research and applications involving MathML, an XML application for describing mathematical notation and capturing both its structure and its content. The primary goal of MathML is to enable mathematics ...more>>

  18. Math Movie Network - Shawn Avery
    This collection of student-made videos stars kids explaining math procedures and concepts. Formerly known as "the Student Made Math Movie" wiki, the self-proclaimed "Home of Student Made Math Movies" features a section labeled "practice" embedded with ...more>>

  19. The Math Place - Frank Sobierajski and Mickey Jo Sobierajski
    Narrated PowerPoint presentations, problems, and video files of student solutions -- some with references to versions published in journals such as Mathematics Teacher and supporting documents such as Geometer's Sketchpad sketches: Newton's Square Root ...more>>

  20. Math Reasoning Inventory - Scholastic
    An online formative assessment tool for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) math domains of number and operations. Watch Math Reasoning Inventory (MRI) clips of face-to-face interviews of students as they reason and explain their strategies, demonstrate ...more>>

  21. Maths Busking
    Maths Busking aims "to show the public the surprising and fascinating side of mathematics through the medium of street performance," stage performance, entertainment at educational/scientific events, performer training sessions, teacher development and ...more>>

  22. Maths Concept Maps - New Zealand Council for Educational Research
    This is a series of framework statements that have been developed in significant areas of mathematics. They provide information about the key mathematical ideas involved, link to relevant ARB resources, and suggest some ideas on the teaching and assessing ...more>>

  23. The Maths Magpie
    "Loving shiny teaching resources and ideas -- mathematical or otherwise." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2013, have included "What students see versus what the examiner sees," "Maths Vocabulary activities," "Posters for BODMAS / BIDMAS Misconception," ...more>>

  24. Math Solutions Newsletter - Marilyn Burns Education Associates
    A free quarterly newsletter that provides up-to-date classroom activities and opportunities for year-round professional development, including five-day summer courses, as well as resources for K-8 teachers that model effective teaching and extend the ...more>>

  25. MathsPig - Kerry Cue
    Blog begun in March, 2009, aiming to "stick a snout in the media trough and sniff out the maths rubbish." MathsPig has since evolved to "use basic but elegant maths to make realistic problems for students to solve, e.g. 'Can you duck a bullet?'" Posts ...more>>

  26. Math Stuff - Strategic Education Research Partnership
    Makers of Tools for Sense-making; the 5 × 8 card, an observation protocol; AlgebraByExample, sets of algebra problems that prompt students to analyze and explain errors in wrongly worked examples; and poster problems for sixth and seventh graders, ...more>>

  27. Math Teaching Videos - Colleen King
    Macromedia Flash "videos" of problems being solved; students are invited to solve problems themselves following the given example, and then to make up and submit problems of their own. New videos appear each week. The goal of this program is to encourage ...more>>

  28. Math with Matthew - Matthew L. Beyranevand
    Blog, podcasts, humorously rewritten pop songs, and more to increase students' interest, engagement, and conceptual understanding in math. Having taught middle school math for over a decade, Beyranevand serves as an ambassador for the Global Math Project, ...more>>

  29. The Math Wizard - Susan Kennison
    A book on teaching and learning math from the top down instead of the bottom up. Kennison contends that this approach is crucial to spreading numeracy, and catching those students who otherwise fall through the cracks into thinking they can't do math. ...more>>

  30. Math - Wonderopolis®
    Each Wonder of the Day® includes several paragraphs' overview (Did you know?), modeling suggestions (Try it out!), a vocabulary list (Wonder Words), and other information to stimulate children's curiosity. Share your wonderments, questions, and answers ...more>>

  31. Math Words, and Some Other Words, of Interest - Pat Ballew
    Why do they call it a right angle? Where did the word hundred come from? A list of over 120 mostly math words, and their origins. ...more>>

  32. Maxwell's Demon - Edmund Harriss
    Harriss, a mathematician and artist of substitution tilings, tilings with a scaling symmetry like the Penrose Tiling, writes that "the major themes of this blog revolve around mathematics communication and mathematics art." His posts, which date back ...more>>

  33. mikesmathpage - Mike Lawler
    Blog by a former math professor "writing about math with my kids." Posts, many with videos of Lawler and his children at a whiteboard, date back to November, 2013: "Day in the life of a home school dad," "Family Math and paper folding," "Fun with James ...more>>

  34. The Most Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics - Eric Schechter
    Errors in communication: teacher hostility, student shyness, bad handwriting, not reading directions, loss of invisible parentheses, terms lost inside an ellipsis; Algebra errors: sign errors, everything is additive, everything is commutative, undistributed ...more>>

  35. Mr. Vaudrey's Class - Matt Vaudrey
    Blog by a secondary educator who "wears costumes, plays loud music, stands on desks, and shows pictures and video — all to make math meaningful for his students." The contents of mathematical posts, which date back to January, 2008, have included ...more>>

  36. MSRI Journal - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The new journalist-in-residence program at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, California represents one effort to improve communication of mathematics. Peterson will spend the summer of 1999 there. ...more>>

  37. The National Numeracy Strategy - Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
    The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools ...more>>

  38. The Nature of Mathematics - Ouida B. Kinzey; Kodak
    A description of how students created a mathematical slide show based on research projects. Colorado State Standard addressed: students develop number sense and use numbers and number relationships in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning ...more>>

  39. Nautilus - Nautilus Ventures LLC
    An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content — ...more>>

  40. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  41. Next Generation Preschool Math - WGBH Educational Foundation
    "Can engagement with activities in a media-rich curriculum supplement improve low-income children's early learning of number and equipartitioning?" By developing and evaluating iPad apps for pre-schoolers, tools for tracking their progress, and guides ...more>>

  42. Nix the Tricks
    Problematic vocabulary, notation, mnemonics, and other shortcuts re-considered and "fixed" by teachers who "want to put a stop to the superficial, cheap tricks that have infected the teaching and learning of math." Submit your own trick, or debate and ...more>>

  43. The Nuffield Foundation
    Math teaching and learning resources include freely downloadable Free-standing Mathematics Activities (FSMAs) and Applying Mathematical Processes (AMP) activities, a mix of investigations and practical explorations. The Nuffield Foundation works to improve ...more>>

  44. Numb3rs Math Activities - Cornell Department of Mathematics
    Notes and activities on the mathematics behind each CBS television broadcast of the FBI crime series NUMB3RS, from the pilot episode through season five: Uncertainty Principle, Sniper Zero, Dirty Bomb, Assassin, Toxin, Backscatter, Two Daughters, Burn ...more>>

  45. NumberQuotes - Steve Duncan
    Enter some digits, and get data containing that number to help put that figure in perspective -- or to just associate it with a fun factoid. Learn what cities have your number as a population, or about its purchasing power in dollars. Many five-digit ...more>>

  46. Numericana.com - Gérard P. Michon
    The online companion of Numericana, this site contains excerpts from Michon's book, including the entire glossary of scientific terms. Browse an index with pithy summaries, browse by popularity, or search nearly two hundred of his "final answers" of readers' ...more>>

  47. Off The Hypotenuse - Glenn Kenyon
    Kenyon started this blog in pursuit of "a good discussion of resources, ideas, and innovative ideas for teachers of Algebra." Humorous videos, comic strips, and posts, which date back to March of 2007, have included "Math Lessons learned from Karate," ...more>>

  48. Oliver Knill
    Research, teaching, and media by this preceptor in Harvard's math department. Knill began in dynamical systems, tackling first ergodic and spectral theoretical questions, then probability theory and elementary number theory. This led to his "passion for ...more>>

  49. One, Two.. Infinity - Marian Small
    PDFs of presentations from the professional development consultant and author of Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K-8, More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction (9 - 12), Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach ...more>>

  50. OpenMath - The OpenMath Society
    An extensible standard for representing mathematical objects with their semantics, allowing them to be exchanged between computer programs, stored in databases, or published on the web. Intended for those working with mathematics on computers, for those ...more>>


 
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